Microsoft, the technology giant has decided to wind up its Zune music service on November 15. In its announcement, the company said that users won’t be able to download content from Zune after 15 November. After the date, the content purchased with DRM will only be playable if your license is renewed.
Despite shutting, your Zune device and all the MP3s you own will function normally. If you’re existing Zune Music pass subscriber, you’ll be migrated to the company’s Groove service. The Groove service works with Xbox one, Windows 10, Android and iOs. The company hasn’t yet cleared whether other device will be compatible with these accounts or not.
If you’ve Zune’s monthly or 3-months plan, Microsoft will switch you to Groove’s $9.99 a month plan. Similarly, Yearly Zune subscriptions will be switched to annual Groove Music Passes at $99.90 a year. Zune was launched by Microsoft in 2006 to challenge the segment of portable MP3 specially, Apple’s iPod.
– Microsoft To Shut Zune Music Service
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